Shore Excursions In & Around Saint John, New Brunswick
Freedom Travel can also assist you in finding a tour in other locations such as Halifax and Sydney.
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Rates for a private tour are based on a MAXIMUM of six people in a Mini-Van.
We can accommodate larger groups, please e-mail us for details.
Fundy Coast to Fundy ShoreVisit this picturesque fishing village where you’ll step back in time and sense the serenity of this picturesque area with its wharf, fishing boats and piled lobster traps. This is a photographers delight with a lighthouse and twin covered bridges with the ocean for a backdrop. Don’t forget to visit the wave-carved sea caves in the sandstone cliff if the tide is low enough to allow access while you’re there. Take a walk along the rocky beach and enjoy the sounds of nature around your. Learn how this small community was famous for its wooden ship building industry and see some of the highest tides in the world ebb and flow during your visit. You’ll have an added bonus on this tour of also visiting the world famous Reversing Falls Rapids where the huge tides from the Bay of Fundy force the mighty Saint John River to flow reverse twice every day. One more treat is in store for you before returning to your cruise ship. Stop and explore the unique old City market in the heart of Saint John and learn why the local folks have loved to buy fresh produce here since 1876.
Note: Considerable walking is involved on this tour but the beach walk to visit the sea caves is totally optional . The caves can only be visited at low tide.
Please review the tide tables found here http://discoversaintjohn.com/fundy-tides/ to see if your visit is within three hours of low tide.
There will also be an opportunity to have a mug up of world famous seafood chowder(at your own individual cost)
Tour duration 5 hours
Cost per person $75.00 CDN
Van Cost for private tour for 6 or less people $375.00
St Andrews by the SeaHistoric St Andrews, at one time the summer resort for the rich and famous, is a delightful 6-hour tour. Museums, galleries, the country goal, time to shop and historic homes are just a few of the things we see & do on this tour. A visit to famous Algonquin Hotel, built in the 1800’s is sure to be a highlight. Enjoy some free time along Water Street to shop in the many unique antique gift shops and art galleries. Your guide will regale you with stories of the past and present.
Tour length: 6 hours
Van Cost for private tour CA $410.00
Saint John Highlights Tour
This tour is for pre-arranged groups of 20 or more people only. We do not take individual bookings
Experience Saint John up close and personal as our nationally certified guides bring the past to life through stories and visits to some of the interesting and well known landmarks in Saint John.
Visit Reversing Falls and learn the fascinating phenomena of how the tides reverse. See King Street, the shortest steepest main street in all of Canada. Your guide will offer a specialized tour that will be long remembered.
Tour length:2 hours
Cost per person $24.00 CDN
Please note: This tour will operate in a city transit bus
Back Roads By the Bay TourSaint John Highlights Tour
This six-hour tour will take you to some of the smaller rural communities surrounding Saint John. Discover country villages such as Kingston, with its historic church. We will see the heart of farm country and learn about one of the main stays of the New Brunswick economy. See spectacular scenery as we travel along the St John and Kennebecasis River. Stop at a country store for unique handcrafts and snacks. Keep a watch for covered bridges as there will be several enroute.
This tour is truly off the beaten path and unique to Freedom Tours.
Tour length: 6 hours
Cost per person: CA $90.00
Van Cost for private tour CA $410.00
Bay of Fundy Trail Tour
Join us on the ultimate Bay of Fundy experience in the Fundy Trail Parkway only a 1 hour drive from Saint John featuring scenic lookouts, footpaths, beaches and a suspension footbridge. We will visit the Big Salmon River Interpretive Centre to see a historical re-creation of the area's logging, fishing and shipbuilding days with interpretive displays and historic artifacts. The Bay of Fundy boasts the highest tides in the world and spectacular panoramic vistas of unspoiled natural beauty.
We will drive on the paved auto parkway hugging the coastal cliffs connecting paths and stairways down to pristine beaches with tumbling waterfalls. All this sea air and spectacular scenery is sure to give you a healthy appetite so we will stop in St Martin's for a bowl of famous Seafood Chowder (additional Cost at groups discretion). Watch the Fundy Trail Video, St. Martins, NB, Canada
Tour Duration – 6 hours
Cost per person: $90.00 CDN
Van Cost for private tour for 6 or less people $410.00
WE REQUIRE A CREDIT CARD AS A GUARANTEE FOR YOUR RESERVATION AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.
FULL PAYMENT WILL BE TAKEN THE DAY BEFORE YOUR EXCURSION OR YOU CAN PAY IN CASH DIRECTLY TO YOUR GUIDE PRIOR TO THE DEPARTURE OF YOUR TOUR.
WE WILL NOT TAKE MULTIPLE PAYMENTS FOR THE SAME GROUP. ONE PERSON MUST PAY FOR THE PARTY.
THE GUIDE WILL NOT ACCEPT MONEY FOR PAYMENTS OF TOUR, IF YOU WISH TO PAY CASH . PLEASE INFORM OFFICE STAFF AT TIME OF BOOK ING THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO PAY CASH , OTHERWISE YOUR CREDIT CARD WILL BE CHARGED.
All prices quoted are in Canadian Dollars, we will also make change in Canadian dollars.
All timings we provide are on local time, ie, Atlantic Standard Time. Most cruise lines change their clocks to local timings. Carnival is the exception to this who stay on EST +1.
Your Freedom Travel guide will meet you inside our terminal here in Saint John. Look for close to where you enter the terminal off your ship They will be holding a Freedom Travel Sign Only. We can’t hold a sign with you individual group.
Call us 506-632-1012, if you believe you will be delayed or have any questions.
If your ship does not make port in time and there is not sufficient time to operate your excursion we will offer a full refund. If your ship does not arrive in Saint John at all we will offer a full refund.
If any member of your group has special needs or requests you must advise us at the time of booking as we can not make arrangements after this time.
All tours are operated at a gentle pace but some walking will be required on each tour as well as the ability to climb in and out of buses and some stairs
If any children are traveling at age 5 or under you must make us aware at the time of booking as a Car seat may need to be booked at an additional cost. This is applicable if you need a mini van, car seats are not required if you are in a bus.
The rate for a private tour is for 6 passengers MAXIMUM. It will operate in a mini van.
If you group is larger than 6 people and you still wish to go private, it will be an additional cost.
Otherwise the tour is offered in a 20 seater mini bus.